Crested Butte Fire Protection District

Crested Butte Fire Protection District



July, 2017

POSITION: Fire Inspector/Plans Examiner

EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full time salaried position

COMPENSATION: $45,000-$65,000 Salaried

(commensurate with experience)

WORK WEEK: Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week

Regular work hours 8:30-5:00 p.m.

REPORTS TO: Fire Chief

The Fire Inspector/Plans Examiner primary responsibilities shall be the administration of the International Fire Code through plan review and inspections. The Fire Chief shall determine priorities and direct all code enforcement actions.


 3 years of field experience within the fire service

 Fire Fighter I Certification

 Within one year, must attain and maintain the, CDFP&C Fire Inspector I- (or ICC equivalent)

and CDFP&C Plans Examiner I – (or ICC equivalent) CDFP&C Fire Suppression System


 Current Valid Colorado driver’s license and pass a back ground check.

 Knowledge or experience within the construction industry

 Must have the ability and interpersonal skills necessary to build positive working

relationships with Fire District personnel, city and county building officials, contractors, the

general public andto conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times.

 Must have strong computer skills with knowledge of personal computers, laptop

computers, tablets, and smart phones, Microsoft Office and other software used in the

profession and Fire District.

 The Fire Inspector/Plans Examiner must be a self-starter with the ability to work

independently, with limited supervision.

 Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing while

demonstrating a professional demeanor and attitude.


 Knowledge of modern fire prevention practices and procedures as they apply to fire and life

safety in homes and businesses

 Knowledge of fire drill procedures, safety precautions and procedures in the workplace

 Knowledge of educational methods used in fire prevention.

 Knowledge of firefighting and basic life support emergency care evolutions, techniques, and

ability to explain such information appropriately.

 General knowledge of fire safety laws and methods, rules and regulations.

 Ability to read and understand policies, rules, instructions, and written material pertaining to

fire and rescue operations.

 Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the public, staff, and the Fire Chief.

 Ability to express ideas effectively orally and in writing.


 CDFP&C Fire Inspector I- (or ICC equivalent)

 CDFP&C Plans Examiner I – (or ICC equivalent)


 Perform plan reviews for new development, new construction, remodels and industrial

processes (includes fire code plan review, suppression systems, fire alarms, etc.)

CBFPD’s Standards and Guidelines Policy and Fire District Policy.

 Performs fire inspections, plan reviews and code compliance assignments per the adopted

codes, Fire District amendments to the code, Fire District Standards and Guidelines,

applicablestate, federal codes or regulations.

 Create a file on all buildings submitted for plan review. The file should document the

relevant criteria of the review, code references, and all findings determined by the review.

After approval by the Fire Chief, copies of the plan review shall be provided to the building

proponent and Building Official.

 Assist in determining the plan check fee pursuant to Fire District Policy. Provide a copy of

the fee for the building proponent, the Building Official and District Manager.

 Conduct required inspections of all buildings under construction. Conduct annual routine

inspectionsof all existing commercial buildings and upon request perform “change of

occupancy” or “change of business” inspections. Report findings to the Fire Chief and receive

direction for follow-up or enforcement action.

 Maintain a log of all plans reviewed, inspections conducted, and fees collected for the

monthly board reports, with copies to the District Manager and Fire Chief.

 Have the ability to utilize, maintain and update our current electronic inspection software.

 Responsible for data management on all projects assigned.

 Oversee and assist in drafting and maintaining pre-fire plans on all commercial buildings or

any other buildings, subdivisions, wildfire prone areas or areas designated by the Fire Chief.

 Work with Fire Chief to maintain adoption of the current code cycles. Suggest upcoming

changes or alterations to CBFPD”s Standards and Guideline Policy base on your knowledge of

the Fire Code and field experience.

 Assist with any Fire Division training consistent with the expertise and duties of this position.

 Attend staff meetings.

 Follow all the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the Crested Butte Fire Protection


 Attend necessary meetings as directed by the Fire Chief. Assist in Fire Investigations and

Fire Prevention.

 Conducts citizen’s complaints of alleged fire code violations.

 Coordinates and delivers public education and prevention programs as assigned.

 Perform other tasks as assigned by the Fire Chief.


 Ability to lift objects up to 100 lbs., stand and/or sit for long periods of time, be physically fit

to perform all field inspections and operate Fire District vehicles for inspections.

 Must be able to climb ladders and stairs

 Frequent and long term standing

 Must be able to sit and operate computer terminal


 Pursue continuing education in this field.


 Assist the Fire Chief with any other duties deemed necessary.

Revised 8/17